Where Do Languages Come From?


Subject:
Language , Etymology , General Resources

Description:
This Merritt Ruhlen essay explores the origins of languages throughout the world. Contains information on language families, theories of interaction and borrowing, Sir William Jones, and why the original African language "is considered to be the original fully modern language." Also features audio clips and etymology activities. From the San Francisco Exploratorium.

Creator:
Ruhlen, Merritt

Publisher:
Exploratorium

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.exploratorium.edu/exploring/language/


PID= res:lii-10768